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Two UA Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship    /  UA News

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2021-2022. The selections bring the number of UA students who…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News,    /    Features:   , ,   

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University of Alabama researchers to design next-gen transportation system in west central Alabama    /  Alabama Newscenter

Researchers at the University of Alabama are embarking on a $16.8 million project to transform the roads and highways in the Tuscaloosa area into a smart transportation network that is…


Source: Alabama Newscenter    /    Published: October 3, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Center for Transportation Operations, Planning and Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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UA to receive $8 million grant to improve traffic control systems in West Alabama    /  ABC 33/40 (Birmingham)

The University of Alabama is getting an $8 million grant to help improve traffic control systems in west Alabama. The money comes from the US Department of Transportation. It will be…


Source: ABC 33/40 (Birmingham)    /    Published: March 30, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Center for Transportation Operations, Planning and Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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UA Leading Transportation Project to Improve West Alabama Traffic    /  UA News

In a partnership with federal, state and local agencies, The University of Alabama is leading a more than $16 million project to transform traffic operations in West Alabama and provide leading-edge research to address societal transportation needs.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 29, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Center for Transportation Operations, Planning and Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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AU, UA team up for $2M project to make diesel fuel burn cleaner    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Auburn University researchers are working on a bio-based additive to make diesel fuel burn cleaner as part of a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy project that will see researchers…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: October 22, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

UA Engineers Part of Research to Maximize U.S. Fuel Economy    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test a blend of a new bio-based fuel and diesel fuel as part of a project to reduce soot and greenhouse gas emissions and yield cleaner engine operation in cold-weather conditions.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 16, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Event connects students, faculty, research and pizza    /  Crimson White

Students and professors gathered in Gorgas Library on Monday to munch and meet. The event, called “Pizza and Professors” connected students and professors with pizza and potential research partners. The event…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 28, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

UA Researches Fuels to Improve Engines, Cut Emissions    /  UA News

In an effort to improve combustion engines while reducing harmful emissions, engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test how blended fuels can work with advanced engines.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.